For the Record: The Great Jazz Labels
Discover Jazz Series w/ Terrence Brewer
Terrence Brewer, Instructor

For the Record: The Great Jazz Labels

2023-24 | Discover Jazz

Nov 01 - Nov 29, 2023
Joe Henderson Lab

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Original show description below.

From Atlantic and Blue Note to Impulse, Prestige, Verve and many others, these iconic record labels produced some of the world’s greatest jazz recordings and documented decades of the musical lexicon for fans around the globe. In this series, guitarist, bandleader and educator Terrence Brewer guides us on a nostalgic look back at some of the greatest jazz albums of all time. Live music featuring special guests each week along with curated media playlists and Q&A make Discover Jazz the Bay Area’s favorite Wednesday evening hang!

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$80 Members / $100 Public (4-class series) —
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$25 Members / $30 Public (per class)

 

Week 1, Wednesday November 1st, 2023 - Blue Note Records

ALBUMS/SONGS
Bud Powell The Amazing Bud Powell (Vol 1) (1949)
Sonny Rollins A Night At The Village Vanguard (1957)
John Coltrane Blue Train (1958)
Art Blakey Moanin’ (1959)
Kenny Burrell Midnight Blue (1963)
Lee Morgan The Sidewinder (1963)
Eric Dolphy Out to Lunch (1964)
Herbie Hancock Maiden Voyage (1965)

PERSONNEL
Mike Rodriguez trumpet
Kris Strom tenor sax
Sundra Manning piano
Matt Brewer bass
Kendrick Scott drums
Terrence Brewer guitar, presenter

Week 1, Wednesday November 1st, 2023 - Blue Note Records

ALBUMS/SONGS
Bud Powell The Amazing Bud Powell (Vol 1) (1949)
Sonny Rollins A Night At The Village Vanguard (1957)
John Coltrane Blue Train (1958)
Art Blakey Moanin’ (1959)
Kenny Burrell Midnight Blue (1963)
Lee Morgan The Sidewinder (1963)
Eric Dolphy Out to Lunch (1964)
Herbie Hancock Maiden Voyage (1965)

PERSONNEL
Mike Rodriguez trumpet
Kris Strom tenor sax
Sundra Manning piano
Matt Brewer bass
Kendrick Scott drums
Terrence Brewer guitar, presenter

Week 2 - Wednesday November 8th, 2023 - Atlantic Records

ALBUMS/SONGS
John Coltrane Giant Steps (1960)
Ornette Coleman The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959)
John Coltrane Olé Coltrane (1961)
The Modern Jazz Quartet Lonely Woman (1962)
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk (1958)
Freddie Hubbard Backlash (1967)
Les McCann and Eddie Harris Swiss Movement (1970)
Eddie Harris The Electrifying Eddie Harris (1968)

PERSONNEL
Steven Lugerner sax
Erik Jekabson trumpet
Art Khu piano
Ruth Davies bass
Sylvia Cuenca drums
Terrence Brewer guitar, presenter

Week 2 - Wednesday November 8th, 2023 - Atlantic Records

ALBUMS/SONGS
John Coltrane Giant Steps (1960)
Ornette Coleman The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959)
John Coltrane Olé Coltrane (1961)
The Modern Jazz Quartet Lonely Woman (1962)
Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers With Thelonious Monk (1958)
Freddie Hubbard Backlash (1967)
Les McCann and Eddie Harris Swiss Movement (1970)
Eddie Harris The Electrifying Eddie Harris (1968)

PERSONNEL
Steven Lugerner sax
Erik Jekabson trumpet
Art Khu piano
Ruth Davies bass
Sylvia Cuenca drums
Terrence Brewer guitar, presenter

Week 3 - Wednesday November 15th, 2023 - Verve Records

ALBUMS/SONGS
Cal Tjader
"Soul Sauce (Guachi Guaro)"
Wes Montgomery "Bumpin' on Sunset"
Charlie Parker "I’m in the Mood for Love"
Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt
Stan Getz & João Gilberto Getz/Gilberto
Bud Powell
Oscar Peterson
Bill Evans, Jim Hall

PERSONNEL
Kasey Knudsen sax
Anne Sajdera piano
Doug Ebert bass
Greg Wyser-Pratt drums
Terrence Brewer guitar, presenter



Week 3 - Wednesday November 15th, 2023 - Verve Records

ALBUMS/SONGS
Cal Tjader
"Soul Sauce (Guachi Guaro)"
Wes Montgomery "Bumpin' on Sunset"
Charlie Parker "I’m in the Mood for Love"
Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt
Stan Getz & João Gilberto Getz/Gilberto
Bud Powell
Oscar Peterson
Bill Evans, Jim Hall

PERSONNEL
Kasey Knudsen sax
Anne Sajdera piano
Doug Ebert bass
Greg Wyser-Pratt drums
Terrence Brewer guitar, presenter



Week 4 - Wednesday November 29th, 2023 - Impulse! Records

Ray Charles Genius + Soul = Jazz (1961)
Oliver Nelson Blues and the Abstract Truth (1961)
Duke Ellington and John Coltrane Duke Ellington and John Coltrane (1963)
John Coltrane A Love Supreme (1965)
Shirley Scott & Clark Terry Soul Duo (1966)
Chico Hamilton The Dealer (1967)
Ahmad Jamal The Awakening (1970)

PERSONNEL
Natalie John vocal, trumpet
James Mahone sax
Tim Campbell piano
Gary Brown bass
Deszon Claiborne drums
Terrence Brewer guitar, presenter

Week 4 - Wednesday November 29th, 2023 - Impulse! Records

Ray Charles Genius + Soul = Jazz (1961)
Oliver Nelson Blues and the Abstract Truth (1961)
Duke Ellington and John Coltrane Duke Ellington and John Coltrane (1963)
John Coltrane A Love Supreme (1965)
Shirley Scott & Clark Terry Soul Duo (1966)
Chico Hamilton The Dealer (1967)
Ahmad Jamal The Awakening (1970)

PERSONNEL
Natalie John vocal, trumpet
James Mahone sax
Tim Campbell piano
Gary Brown bass
Deszon Claiborne drums
Terrence Brewer guitar, presenter

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